(San Jose, California--December 6, 2007) Scene7, part of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE), today announced Image Portal 2.1, a new version of its hosted media management solution designed to improve processes associated with collecting, managing and distributing media used by internal and external partners.
New to this version of Image Portal is the “contributor” feature which enables third-party users to upload media assets and metadata into a company’s secure system where content automatically becomes available in corporate-approved formats. This feature is administrator-controlled and enables contributors to browse, manage and edit their input resulting in an efficient self-serve process for quickly sharing updated brand assets.
"With this release of Image Portal, our clients can now offer their partners a self-serve, ‘no touch’ system for delivering and receiving assets anytime, anywhere," said Doug Mack, vice president of Hosted and Consumer Solutions at Adobe. "All assets added, regardless of format or size, are automatically normalized for use in Web and print publishing, as well as in other marketing and sales initiatives. This results in tremendous production cost savings for both our clients and their partners."
Other performance and usability improvements in Image Portal 2.1 include enhancements to its group permissions feature allowing portal users to now write and delete files and folders in addition to previewing them. There is also new support for Zip files and improved portal user list filtering capabilities.
About Scene7 OnDemand Image Portal
The Scene7 OnDemand Image Portal, based on Adobe Flex™ technology, is an add-on module that is unlike any other media management solution because it seamlessly integrates with the Scene7 media publishing platform. This comprehensive solution gives creative teams a single set of tools to create, manage and deliver data-driven content to any media channel, speeding time to market and dramatically reducing costs. The Scene7 solution uniquely manages only master content, and all requested versions are created on-demand, eliminating the need for costly manual media production.
Clients realizing significant asset management cost savings with the Scene7 OnDemand Image Portal include: ExOfficio (a Jarden Corporation brand), John Lewis, Justin Brands, LaCrosse Footwear, Levi Strauss & Co., National Pen, Newegg, and more.
Pricing and Availability
Image Portal 2.1 is available now. French and German versions will be available later this year. For more information about Scene7 OnDemand Image Portal visit www.scene7.com
About Adobe Systems Incorporated
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